Business leaders and councils say that London mayor Boris Johnson should look at expanding existing airports in Kent rather than creating a new island airport in the Thames Estuary.
Plans for an airport at Cliffe, north Kent Hoo peninsula, should be revived following the Christmas air chaos, according to an independent aviation group.(Sourced from Financial Times.)
High-speed trains have carried more than seven million passengers in its first year, it has been revealed.(Sourced from Kent Online.)
Council bosses have today officially announced plans to compete with other towns across the country for city status to mark the Queen's Diamond jubilee celebrations.(Sourced from kentnews.co.uk.)
A new supermarket for Medway City Estate has been given the go-ahead. (Sourced from Medway Messenger.)
A £2.5m road improvement scheme to benefit bus passengers and cyclists has started in Rochester. (Sourced from BBC Kent.)
A council leader has said the Medway towns' campaign for city status is a "golden opportunity" to bring investment to the area. (Sourced from the BBC.)
The historic Theatre Royal will be converted into 12 new flats, "Kent News" has revealed. (Sourced from here.)
The 19th Kent Property Market Report, launched on October 21st at Princes Park, Dartford, reveals that in spite of a challenging year for the commercial property industry, demand for industrial and office space in Kent and Medway is up by 53% and 43% respectively since last year.
Housing minister Grant Shapps has set out in a letter the settlement for government housing expenditure, announced as part of the Spending Review of 20 October 2010.